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Gauri Ragini

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Inscription

Obverse: at top, in Devanagari, the title, now effaced. Reverse: in Devanagari: "Entering the garden, the modest woman playfully gathers flowers, For the coming of her Lord Malkaus; a most devoted lady devoted to the hero."

Provenance

Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1917. Purchased from Ananda Coomaraswamy in 1917. Purchased in India prior to 1916.

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, about 1640–50

Object Place

Malwa, Central India

Dimensions

Overall 19.5 x 14.8 cm (7 11/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2374

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper

Collections

Asia

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